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North East Community Diabetes Lead Podiatrist

Band 7

Main area
Community Health Services
Band 7
Part time: 16.5 hours per week
Job ref
Julier Centre Bicester
£38,890 to £44,503 per annum pro rata
21/06/2020 23:59

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.

We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.


Do you have the enthusiasm, interest and energy to be a part of delivering excellent care to patients with a high risk of limb loss? Due to staff relocating team we have a Band 7 Clinical Leadership post to join our friendly team.

This is an exciting opportunity to provide seamless delivery of care from the community to the acute setting. You will be required to work at the Diabetic Foot clinic, OCDEM – at the Churchill Hospital in Oxford twice a month and work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary structure once a month, alongside Orthopaedic and Vascular surgeons, Endocrinologists, Microbiology and Orthotics as well as the wider community health service, which includes liaising with GPs, Tissue Viability, District and Practice nurses.

In this role you will be responsible for delivering a high quality, accessible and timely evidence based clinical pathway for patients, supporting your local community podiatry team with high risk/wound clinics. You will provide clinical leadership to that clinical pathway and take responsibility in educating colleagues and training staff with your specialist knowledge and be the main contact for expert advice and support in your area. You will be an excellent communicator, able to work independently, organised and confident.

Please refer to further details in the job description.

Applications are invited from motivated BSc qualified and HCPC registered podiatrists who are keen to advance their clinical, professional and leadership skills.  Clinicians with little leadership experience but who show enthusiasm to develop their clinical career in this area are also encouraged to apply. You will work closely with the Hospital Podiatry Team Lead and other Clinical podiatry leads from other localities plus the operational lead from your own locality. 

This post based in Bicester & Kidlington, although the post holder will also be required to attend meetings or training across the wider county of Oxfordshire.  Being a car owner/driver is essential.

So if you are looking for a challenging, varied and flexible role that allows you to develop your clinical and leadership skills then we would like to hear from you.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Anna Hofbauer
Email Address:
01865 902016